Holland & Hart has hired JP Tarbutton for its Salt Lake City corporate team. Tarbutton counsels emerging growth companies at all stages of the corporate life cycle in entity formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions. His clients include venture capital firms, emerging growth technology startups, and large companies. He has extensive experience representing strategic investors in private company financings. Tarbutton previously was an associate at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP in its Technology Companies Group in Silicon Valley. His education includes a B.S. in business administration from the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.